Posts Tagged ‘Generation X’

Cesar Romero

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

RemingtonIn the 1989 movie Batman, Jack Nicholson brought his trademark sarcasm to the role of the Joker, perhaps Batman’s greatest foe.  Nearly 20 years later, Heath Ledger inhabited the role, giving a performance of a diabolical, insane, delusional villain.

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Late Night Gets Crowded

Friday, March 20th, 2015

RemingtonWhen Johnny Carson was in his golden years as the host of The Tonight Show, when Yo! MTV Raps introduced Hip-hop music to Generation X, when George Herbert Walker Bush started a potential presidential dynasty in his clan, comedian Arsenio Hall took on the challenge of bringing a younger, hipper, and politically aware audience to late night television. (more…)

1960s Sex Symbols: Ginger or Mary Ann?

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Ginger or Mary Ann?  It’s a question that’s puzzled baby boomers and Generation Xers that watched Gilligan’s Island, a show that lasted three years on CBS (1964-67) and enjoyed a thriving life in reruns in the 1970s and 1980s.

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When Batman Ruled Television

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

When Batman debuted on television in January 1966, it made a brief but noticeable mark on the television programming landscape.  Batman showcased Adam West as the title character and his alter ego, Bruce Wayne, residing in stately Wayne Manor along with Wayne’s ward, Dick Grayson, a.k.a. Robin, the Boy Wonder.

It was a show steeped in campiness.

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“The Brady Bunch” or Profiting From Corporate History

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Here’s the story of another man named Brady.

The Hollywood Reporter revealed on its web site yesterday that Vince Vaughn will be Executive Producer of a situation comedy based on The Brady Bunch. The sitcom will feature Bobby Brady as a once-divorced father married to a divorced woman with children. Bobby and his new wife will also have a child together.

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